Did you know that it’s World Snake Day? Some of you might find these slithery creatures a bit scary (and that’s ok!) but there’s more to this reptile than just slippery scales and sharp fangs. Read on to learn more about snakes!
– Snakes can smell with their tongues! Its tongue can pick up scents from around it in the air. The snake’s tongue carries the smell back to two small openings in the roof of its mouth.
– Many snakes carry venom. Scientists are learning how to turn this scary liquid into medicine!
– Snakes shed their skin! It comes usually comes off in one piece, inside out!
– There are more than 2,500 species of snakes slither around the world.
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